Charleston, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 2,533 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 1,385  (54.7%)
Females: 1,148  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72933.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,656 (it was $30,824 in 2000)
Charleston:

$46,656
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,678 (it was $14,912 in 2000)

Charleston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,209 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Charleston:

$75,209
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $95,968; Detached houses: $95,968

Median gross rent in 2012: $633.

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Charleston races chart
  • White alone - 2,328 (93.3%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 35 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 22 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.08%)

Races in Charleston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charleston: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.2%), Irish (12.1%), United States (6.1%), English (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 519 feet

Land area: 4.20 square miles.

Population density: 603 people per square mile   (low).

Charleston,AR real estate house value index trend

Charleston, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Charleston:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charleston city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

25 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Charleston, Arkansas as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Charleston to the number of sex offenders is 843 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $549 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $639 (0.8%)

Charleston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (20.8 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (121.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (233.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Branch, AR (2.2 miles ), Lavaca, AR (2.8 miles ), Ratcliff, AR (3.0 miles) , Caulksville, AR (3.1 miles ), Central City, AR (3.4 miles ), Booneville, AR (3.6 miles ), Greenwood, AR (3.6 miles ), Kibler, AR (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $32,900
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 94.04 W

Area code: 479

Charleston household income distribution Charleston home values distribution

Crime rates in Charleston by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.032.90.00.040.1
Robberies 000010001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.033.20.00.00.040.1
Assaults 133302132
per 100,000 33.299.198.098.80.065.933.3119.480.3
Burglaries 1112101383319
per 100,000 365.0396.3326.8428.3265.598.8100.039.8361.2
Thefts 15252419211171819
per 100,000 497.7825.6784.3626.0697.0362.4233.4716.3762.4
Auto thefts 022000100
per 100,000 0.066.165.40.00.00.033.30.00.0
Arson 100010000
per 100,000 33.20.00.00.033.20.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 54.289.482.377.958.763.426.757.6120.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Charleston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Arkansas average:

1.98
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +824 (+38.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Charleston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Charleston, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Charleston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Charleston city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the city center killed 14 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charleston-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from Charleston center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from Charleston center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 282.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charleston topographic map

Birthplace of: Dale Bumpers - (born 1925), politician, John Adams (American football) - Football player, Otis Davis (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Charleston:

  • GREENHURST NURSING CENTER (226 SKYLER DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Charleston:

  • BOONEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BOONEVILLE, AR)
  • LOGAN COUNTY HEALTH UNIT BOONEVILLE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BOONEVILLE, AR)
  • BOONEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BOONEVILLE, AR)
  • ASHTON PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BARLING, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charleston:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 20 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 39 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 52 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas (about 54 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Northeastern State University (about 68 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 69 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 74 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

Public high school in Charleston:

  • CHARLESTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 125 WEST MAIN; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Charleston:

  • CHARLESTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 125 WEST MAIN; Grades: PK - 06)
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Notable locations in Charleston: Charleston Police Department (A), Charleston Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Charleston: Marietta Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Garden Memorial Cemetery (2), Singleton Cemetery (3), Parks Cemetery (4), Burt Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Charleston Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Charleston District Court Clerk & Judges Ofc (City Hall).

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Charleston and their reported violations in the past:

CHARLESTON WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,423, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2013), St Show-cause Hearing (MAY-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-08-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2013), St Show-cause Hearing (MAY-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-08-2013), St Show-cause Hearing (MAY-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-08-2013), St Show-cause Hearing (MAY-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2007), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-09-2008 to JUN-15-2011)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-21-2011 to FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-09-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2007), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-09-2008 to JUN-15-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from NOV-09-2006 to NOV-22-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-09-2007), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-09-2008 to JUN-15-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-09-2007), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-09-2008 to JUN-15-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
84 people in nursing homes in 2000

Charleston, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Charleston compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Charleston (2011 data):

  • Simmons First National Bank: Charleston Branch at 521 East Main Street, branch established on 1910/06/01. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $1,849.8 mil, Deposits: $1,513.0 mil, headquarters in Pine Bluff, AR, positive income, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Fort Smith: Charleston Branch at 225 E Main St, branch established on 1994/11/28. Info updated 2010/01/29: Bank assets: $1,071.2 mil, Deposits: $880.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Smith, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Corp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Charleston travel time to work - commute Charleston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (42%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Charleston city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.56%
Here: 48.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents37.9%13.6%12.9%11.2%8.7%
Congregations13.7%17.6%3.9%11.8%11.8%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristPentecostal Church of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.6%3.9%2.8%1.7%2.6%
Congregations13.7%9.8%3.9%3.9%9.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Franklin County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

32.2%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.7%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 20$39,409$23,6452$1,687
Totals for Government 20$39,409$23,6452$1,687

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sebastian County, AR  1.21% ($39,406 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.87% ($28,140)
from Johnson County, AR  0.72% ($19,000)


7.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sebastian County, AR  1.70% ($26,541 average AGI)
to Crawford County, AR  0.82% ($38,851)
to Johnson County, AR  0.56% ($18,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Charleston:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYR (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charleston:

  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDYN-FM (96.7 FM; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Charleston:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K52FJ (Channel 52; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Charleston, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 204
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Charleston fatal accident list:

Jul 5, 1987 03:00 AM, 4thst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 16, 1984 09:59 AM, 22s2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1984 08:40 PM, 22s2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1981 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 662 meters (2,172ft)
Total costs: $9,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,724
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,617

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Charleston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CHARLESTON N, 4244 West Eucal (Lat: 35.292111 Lon: -94.005806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQQU416, Licensee ID: L01716937
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Randall Boren
    Registrant: Franklin County Ems, 111 West Springs Rd, Ozark, AR 72949, Phone: (479) 667-4900

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Charleston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: NOEL BILL C EXEC 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW152 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72052 , Serial Number: B88N, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Bill C Noel, 606 Highland Dr, Charleston, AR 72933
  • Aircraft: WELLS RAYMOND E RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 731RH , Serial Number: 24731, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 07/04/2003
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Raymond E Wells, 2611 S Highway 252, Charleston, AR 72933, Other Owners: Helen M Wells, Stanley K Wells, Mitchell P Wells, Kendal S Wells

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Charleston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Charleston, AR
Most common first names in Charleston, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4276.0 years
William4074.9 years
Mary3381.6 years
James3171.7 years
Roy1673.1 years
Mildred1382.4 years
George1382.6 years
Earl1274.3 years
Ruth1185.0 years
Robert1167.6 years
Most common last names in Charleston, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1979.7 years
Williams1573.3 years
Mantooth1576.8 years
Jones1474.6 years
Brown1371.8 years
Stubblefield1381.8 years
Rice1278.0 years
Robertson1281.4 years
King1275.7 years
Gibson1281.2 years

Businesses in Charleston, AR

  • AT&T: 1
  • Chevrolet: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
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